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Washington Center for Psychoanalysis

The Fellowship Program seeks to introduce mentalhealth professionals to psychoanalytic thinking and treatment. Fellows will:

Coordinators:Deborah Feldheim, M.D.and Yvonne De Cuir, Ph.D.
Class size: 15 maximum
Time:9:30-11:30 a.m.
Location: Washington Center for Psychoanalysis
4545 42nd Street NW, #209
Washington, DC 20016
Fee:$325 (includes one complimentaryscientific meeting)
$30 application fee

2012-2013 Calendar

September 9

Welcoming Party at the House of Deborah Feldheim:

11:00-1:00pm

11513 West Hill Drive

Rockville, MD 20852                                                                                                                                     

September 22 How to Begin a Therapy -Robert Winer, M.D.
October 20 An Overview of Child Analysis - Karen Weise, Ph.D.
November 17The Ethics of Confidentiality - Ernest Wallwork, Ph.D.
December 15

Therapeutic Action - Richard Fritsch, Ph.D.

January 12Case Conference Presentation - Blair Bunting, M.D. & Richard Waugaman, M.D.
January 26 Case Conference Presentation
February 9 Case Conference Presentation
February 23Case Conference Presentation
March 9 Case Conference Presentation
March 23Case Conference Presentation

Please complete the online application form or downloadthe 2012-2013 brochure

MENTORING

All participants are assigned a mentor who is a practicing analyst or a psychoanalytic psychotherapist and is a member of the Washington Center for Psychoanalysis. Mentoring runs throughout the program and includes individual meetings to discuss issues related to psychoanalytic training, practice, and treatment. Participants are also invited to attend our monthly scientific meetings and other programs offered by the Center and may be eligible for Center membership.

OPTIONAL 2nd YEAR

The program will run from September through February andwill consist of 6 once/month meetings for two hours  at the Center.  Each class will be run in a study groupformat where there will be discussion of an assigned psychoanalytic paper fromboth a clinical and theoretical perspective. The meetings will be led by IlanaMeller PsyD who is currently an advanced candidate.  She was trained in psychoanalytic centers inChile and Columbia University and is now here at the WCP.  She has received the Teacher of the Yearaward  for 2011-12.

The program cost will be $150 for the 6 sessions which willinclude one free scientific meeting. 

Please complete the Online Application Form.

FACULTY

Blair Bunting, M.D. is an advanced candidate in psychoanalysis at theWashington Psychoanalytic Institute. He is board certified in childand in adult psychiatry. He maintains a private practice in Richmond,Virginia where he practices adult psychoanalysis and psychotherapy,and child psychiatry and psychotherapy, and he serves as consultingchild psychiatrist at Little Keswick School in Keswick, Virginia. Dr.Bunting is Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry at the VCU Schoolof Medicine.

Yvonne De Cuir, Ph.D. is a psychoanalyst in private practice in Washington, D.C. She is an instructor on the faculty of the adult training program of the Washington Psychoanalytic Institute, a core faculty member of the Modern Perspectives on Psychotherapy Program of the Washington Center for Psychoanalysis, and Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the George Washington University School of Medicine. She is co-chair of the Fellowship Program.

Deborah Feldheim, M.D. is a psychoanalyst in private practice in Rockville, MD. She is an instructor on the faculty of the adult training program of the Washington Psychoanalytic Institute, a core faculty member of the Modern Perspectives of Psychotherapy Program, and an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at George Washington University School of Medicine. She is co-chair of the Fellowship Program.

Richard Fritsch, Ph.D. is a psychoanalyst in private practice in Chevy Chase, MD. He currently is Professorial Lecturer at the Clinical Psy.D. Program at George Washington University and Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the George Washington School of Medicine and Health Sciences. He is a Supervising and Training Analyst at the Washington Psychoanalytic Institute, and is also on the faculty of the Modern Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Program of the Washington Center for Psychoanalysis.

Ernest Wallwork, Ph.D. is a psychoanalyst in private practice in Washington, D.C. and Syracuse, New York. He is an Associate Instructor on the faculty of the Washington Psychoanalytic Institute and Professor of Ethics at Syracuse University and SUNY Health Science Center. He is the author of Psychoanalysis and Ethics.

Richard M. Waugaman, M.D. is a Training and Supervising AnalystEmeritus at the Washington Center for Psychoanalysis; ClinicalProfessor of Psychiatry at GeorgetownUniversity; Adjunct Professor ofPsychiatry at USUHS; and Reader at the Folger Shakespeare Library. 22of his 85 articles are on Shakespeare.

Karen Weise, Ph.D. is a clinical psychologist and child/adolescent psychoanalyst with a private practice in Washington DC. She is an instructor at the Washington Psychoanalytic Institute, a faculty member at the Washington School of Psychiatry, and Assistant Professor at Argosy University Psy.D. program.

Robert Winer, M.D. is a psychoanalyst and couple and family psychotherapist in private practice in Bethesda, Maryland. He is a teaching analyst, Co-Chair of the New Directions Program, and Chair of the Modern Perspectives on Psychotherapy Program of the Washington Center for Psychoanalysis. He is the author of Close Encounters, A Relational View of the Therapeutic Process.